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Ocho Ocho Ocho scores in Santa Anita’s Juvenile Turf Sprint

DP Racing, LLC’s Ocho Ocho Ocho battled for the early lead in Santa Anita’s $100, 000 Juvenile Turf Sprint after it was moved to the main track, opened up in mid-stretch and drew off a 5-3/4 length victory over fellow OBS graduate Peacenluvpeacenluv (April ’14). Cleverly named for his hip number (888) in the 2014 OBS April Sale, the 2-year-old colt by Street Sense worked an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before being he was sold by  Grassroots Training & Sales LLC for $200,000.  Two for two, he’s earned $93,600.  watch his under tack video

Thomas D. Shank and Stan Young’s Good Lord went to the front in Saturday’s $130,000 Mountaineer Mile Stakes and stayed there all the way, holding on gamely and winning by a neck. Third in the same race last year after winning the 2012 renewal, the 7-year-old Florida-bred son of Greatness has accounted for nine stakes wins, a 63-14-10-12 record and $743,714 in earnings. He was consigned by Tradewinds Farm, Agent, to the 2009 OBS June Sale where he worked an eighth in :10 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video

Highland Yard LLC’s Amaranth took the lead at the start of the $100,250 Senator Ken Maddy Stakes (taken off the turf and moved to the main track) on the Breeders’ Cup undercard at Santa Anita and was never headed en route to a half length victory. It’s the second stakes score for the 3-year-old daughter of Mr. Greeley, purchased for $150,000 out of the Old South Farm consignment by Dominic Brennan on behalf of Highland Yard after she breezed an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show prior to the 2013 OBS April Sale. Now 9-4-1-0, she has earned $178,820 to date. watch her under tack video

 Elisabeth H. Alexander’s Academy Bay is also two for two and a stakes winner after rallying to take the lead in the $90,000 Indiana Futurity at Indiana Grand Race Course on Saturday in the final sixteenth and scoring by a neck. The 2-year-old filly by OBS graduate Magna Graduate was  consigned by Blue River Bloodstock, Agent, to the 2014 OBS June Sale where she breezed a quarter in :20 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. She has earned $70,620. watch her under tack video